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revealed in the information. good afternoon. i'm pam cook in for tori campbell. >>> we begin with a developing situation in the south bay. a hazardous material situation we've been reporting on all morning has forced a power alert in the san jose area. let's get straight out to ktvu's tara moriarty who is in san jose with what is going on right now. tara? >> reporter: sabotage or stealing copper. these are some theories being floated around out here. regarding what happened this morning, vandalism to the pg&e substakes and also some -- sub station and also vandalism down the road on monterey street here. authorities say some fiber cables were cut shutting down cell and landline service for thousands of at&t customers in the san jose and gilroy area. that means 911 calls were affected, although we don't know the extent of the problem just yet. this video shows the scene headed northbound on monterey. there's a fleet of pg&e and at&t service vehicles. this is the area from which sheriff's deputies say people heard 30 to 40 gunshots around 1:45 this morning. >> the substation ha
14th. kyla campbell tells us how the nra, national rifle association is reacting to this proposed legislation in the senate. >> reporter: pennsylvania republican pat says they were in constant talks with the lobbying group to include this with background checks and expanding background checks they say will not solve violent crimes and will not keep our kids safe in schools and this bill also zeros in on mental health. it requires them to submit mental health information and they will be submitted to background checks and there punish states that do not comply with this new rule. felt hours get underway in just minute minutes. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a man is allege dollarsly stalking victims. in late february, he was emailing, calling and using social media to contact victim's families. this was the area where he was arrested. none of it was threatening but he is facing telephone harassment and stalking charges. >>> north korea says they have powerful strike being means on standby for a missile launch. and the almost da
'm pam cook. tori campbell is off. it's monday. april 15th. >>> a man is undergoing a medical evaluation after responding to a berkeley call. we're live on dwight way with alex savidge. >> reporter: police are still trying to sort through why this took place. this was an emergency medical call that for whatever reason turned violent. one berkeley firefighter grazed by a bullet when a man who lives in this house across the street started firing shots at firefighters. this is on the 1200 block of dwight way near san pablo. that firefighter was on the scene and didn't have to go to the hospital. police tell us the shooter is an 88-year-old man. this is video as he was taken away by paramedics for a mental evaluation. there were as many as five berkeley firefighters around 1:45 responding to that medical call when police say the man inside pulled out a gun and started firing shots. one of the firefighters was hit by a bullet but only suffered a glancing wound. the firefighters ran out of the house and police moved in to surround the place. there was a brief standoff between police and this a
clark. >> i'm pam cook. tori campbell has the morning off. it's tuesday, april 16th. >>> we begin with our developing news we've been following all morning. the fbi just wrapping up a news conference on the deadly bombings of the boston marathon. ktvu's alex savidge has been monitoring this conference with us in this newsroom and joins us now with the updates. >> reporter: well, good morning. the fbi did confirm a short time ago that a number of people have been questioned in this case but at this point, federal authorities say they do not have anyone in custody in connection with yesterday's attack in boston. at this point, there's no leading theory on what the motive might have been. within the last hour, we did get an update on the fbi on this investigation. this came out of boston. an fbi agent said investigators are still processing the scene of the bombing here near the finish line of the boston marathon. overnight, law enforcement agents searched a townhouse in the town of revere, right outside of boston. investigators were seen pulling a number of trash bags and a duffel
were caught off guard about some leaked information about north korea. ktvu kyla campbell reports in our washington, d.c. newsroom. the pentagon believes north korea has a nuclear war head that can fit on a missile. kyla. >> reporter: that new information was not supposed to be revealed but it was mistakenly marked unclassified and read out loud at a public hearing yesterday. the defense intelligence agency does not believe the weapon will be very reliable but this does raise new concerns about north korea's nuclear capabilities. secretary of state john kerry is in south korea for the first time ever. he spoke in seoul a couple hours ago saying the u.s. will take all necessary steps to protect americans our troops overseas and our allies. there is strong suspicion that north korean leader kim jong un will test a mid range missile capable of traveling 2500 miles. >> nor the international community we are all united in the fact that north korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power. >> next hour we will hear what president obama will say after a meeting with the secretary of gener
school back on december 14th. kyla campbell tells us how the nra, national rifle association is reacting to this proposed legislation in the senate. >> reporter: pennsylvania republican pat says they were in constant talks with the lobbying group to include this with background checks and expanding background checks they say will not solve violent crimes and will not keep our kids safe in schools and this bill also zeros in on mental health. it requires them to submit mental health information and they will be submitted to background checks and there punish states that do not comply with this new rule. felt hours get underway in just minute minutes. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a man is allege dollarsly stalking victims. in late february, he was emailing, calling and using social media to contact victim's families. this was the area where he was arrested. none of it was threatening but he is facing telephone harassment and stalking charges. >>> north korea says they have powerful strike being means on standby for a missile launch. and the almost daily threats. no gover
of minutes, president barack obama will leave the white house and head for boston. as kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, the president is honoring the victims from the marathon bombings, kyla? >> reporter: the first lady is joining the president and they are scheduled to leave in five minutes from now. the president will be speaking not far from the devastating scene of the finish line of the boston marathon. his opponents, mitt romney will also be at that interfaith service this morning. last night president barack obama declared a state of emergency in massachusetts and authorizes homeland security and fema to coordinate disaster relief efforts. >> as the president said, we will find out who did this, we will find out why and we will bring those responsible to justice. >> the governor of massachusetts said -- first lady michelle obama expressed interest at visiting victims at the hospital but also did not want to be disruptive and she tells me she can not confirm any of those plans at this hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> also this morning, north
clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. we want to go right to sal now with breaking news from san francisco. sal? >> all right. the smoke that was rising has become much less now. it's a house fire on holiday avenue between wright and peralta avenue. this fire is very close to cesar chavez street and highway 101. fire crews arrived on the scene. they were dispatched at 6:48. they got their quick. i heard the radio call during one of my traffic reports. they got there and knocked this down. it was reportedly a fire that started in the garage of this house and you can definitely see that there's smoke coming up but they have -- but they've declared the fire contained at this time in san francisco. stay with ktvu. we'll let you know as we find out more about the fire. we don't know if anyone has been injured or not. back to the desk. >>> thank you, sal. also happening now in san jose, within the past hour, firefighters raced to the scene of a popular south bay restaurant. ktvu's christien kafton joins us live from the scene to tell us what they found when they got there. good morning
morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. we begin with sal. >> breaking news, crash, involving a transit bus and several other vehicles. ktvu's claudine wong is on the scene as we look at live pictures from newschopper2. they are working hard to clear the lanes. looks like one of the paramedic vehicle is just leaving -- vehicles is just leaving. let's go to claudine? >> reporter: five cars were involved. you can see multiple tow trucks out here trying to get these cars out of the way. pretty decent damage to the back of at least several cars that we've seen. the vta bus is actually up in front of that tow truck that you are looking at right now. now, i've talked to the chp about what happened and a witness out here who also stopped after this all happened. he says it all started with one car who rear ended another and then fell out of the car for some reason and that car drifted across the lanes and that's when all of these multiple collisions happened. here's the witness who pulled over describing what happened -- >> someone got rear ended here. the car
in for tori campbell. it's weandz -- wednesday, april 17th. >>> we're following new developments into the boston marathon bombings. claudine wong has more from the newsroom with more on the information we're learning this morning about the evidence and the victims. claudine? >> there's been a lot of information coming out about both the victims and evidence. want to start out with the pictures. these were just released overnight and it will give us a good look at the evidence. twisted metal in the pressure cookers, remnants of the black bags that authorities believe those bombs were transported in and these give us a good look at some of the other evidence found there. you have the batteries found there at the scene. you have wires and that appears to be some kind of circuit board, all evidence that authorities hope will lead them to the person responsible for the attack. when you talk about the scene in boston, this morning streets remain blocked off. they are still processing the scene. and a lid from one of the pressure kooblgers was found ashe -- cookers was found on the roof
to scare and shake the people of boston. good afternoon, i am john sasaki in for tori campbell. two days after the devastation in boston a explosion at a fertilizer plant in texas killed and injured many. it happened at a town near dallas. sal castaneda joins us with more. >> reporter: the explosion is blamed for the deaths of between 5 and 15 people according to authorities. the explosion's violent force was captured in this amateur video. watch closely as it quickly goes from bad to worse. >> -- sure the -- [ explosion ] >> officials say the explosion did not happen until nearly a half-hour after the initial fire. emergency responders already on the scene are among some of the missing feared dead. the scene is in the small community of west, texas, about an hour and a half south of dallas, it is near waco. the fertilizer plant had tank of anhad druse ammon ammonia, today the search continues. >> it is a slow methodical search and they are using every available resource they have to do that correct he and make sure we don't miss anything or anybody. >> today officials say the fire has
. >> born >> good morning, i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. steve what is on tap for today if >> a bit chilly. lows in the 40s and 50s. patchy fog near the coast. that is high pressure. it will be nice for a couple of days. we'll talk about that coming up in seven minutes. here is sal. >>> traffic continues to move along relatively well on interstate 880 in okay land. traffic is not effected by road work. same thing depose for most of the bay area. look at the golden gate bridge and traffic is smooth. coming up on 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> we are starting with overnight news as a suspected drunk driver is in the hospital after a frightening crash that happened in east oakland it involved a car, fire hydrant, and a tire shop. tara moriarty is at 50th avenue and san leandro street. tara. >> reporter: you can see where the car slammed into the fire hydrant it knocked it off completely off the sidewalk here. you can see where the water gushed down the street. over here is a bunch of debris where the car slammed into the side of
escalate. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, john kerry is prepared to talk with north korea. >> reporter: dave, kerry says for those talks to happen, north korea has to be serious about negotiating the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. kerry met with leaders in south korea earlier today. he landed in seoul 30 miles from the demilitarized zone. his first visit to korea comes as classified information from the pentagon was mislabeled and red aloud at a public hearing yesterday. the report says u.s. officials do believe north korea has the ability to put a nuclear weapon on the missile but the weapon would have low reliability. kerry says north korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power. >> the united states will, if needed, defend our allies and defend ourselves. >> reporter: on this trip, kerry will also meet with leaders in china. and china has the most lev ernl with kim jung un . we'll hear more warnings from john kerry when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now we
whether to move forward with debating gun bills. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, so far, we've heard from senate leaders and also the senator who represents newtown, connecticut. kyla? >> reporter: some of the family members of those newtown victims are back on capitol hill again today. just moments ago, we heard from connecticut senator richard bloomenthal who said americans want to see democracy work. >> the world has watched newtown and the families of newtown and it's watched connecticut. now the world is watching the united states senate. >> reporter: he went on to show pictures of some of the children and staff members killed at sandy hook elementary four months ago. senators will vote this morning on whether or not to move forward with debating gun bims recently propose -- bills recently proposed. that includes the bill proposed yesterday by joe manchin and pat toomey. they want to expand background checks to include online gun sales and purchases at gun shows. they also plan to require states to submit men
vigilant. >>> and ktvu channel 2 morning news' kyla campbell is on capitol hill and you are seeing some extra police there? >> reporter: we are seeing extra security around the capital building and we are seeing extra police officers and their canines and some of them are checking trash cans and removing them. they will be checking along the white house and along the metro subway system and they will be added along for the annual metropolitan day parade which is scheduled for two hours from now. secretary of homeland security janet napolitano was supposed to speak but she canceled that event and she did say her dent is doing everything it can to provide resources for the ongoing investigation in boston. about 15 from now boston will be listening in on that and will have the latest information when i see you next hour. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time is now 6:30, a bipartisan gang postponed a conference to release the immigration reform bill to give respect to the victims. they will give immigrants a 13- year path to citizenship. they will have to pay $15,000 in fines
selling guns. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> an emotional vigil was held. dozens of people were near the spot where he was shot and killed late tuesday morning. he was taking part in a job training program when suddenly self gunmen came by and opened fire. >> he was trying to do better and get his life together. >> several people broke down in tears. this is richmond's third homicide of the year. police are promises safer streets. so far there have been 37 reported shootings and 38, whom saids have also done town. down from 26 on october 11th. >>> a man was discoveraged on tuesday as firefighters were putting out a brush fire to highway 85. the victim was homeless and living in the area. ktvu channel 2 morning news found a mexican consulate i.d. card and turned it over to authorities. they are trying to figure out what led to a shooting in allison lane. they are trying to figure out what led to that. police are still trying to figure out when the shooting happened amount. >> legal land yeah is expected to -- leylandee secretaried to be in court they found 26 guns
and -- worldwide and domestic and safety of americans, for now, kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they saw a suspected child molester near the scene of the crime. police say the man gained entry into an apartment on saturday by saying he was a repairman and molested a seven-year-old girl. police say the girl screamed, a family member ran into the room and the man ran away. he had paint splatters on his clothing, has brown hair and a white beard. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing sierra lemar is expected to be giving a plea in court. the hearing was postponed because of digital copies of evidence. sierra lemar was last seen leaving her home in morgan hill more than a year ago. >>> starting monday, a ban on plastic bags takes affect for the city's unincorporated areas. this does not include redwood city and east palo alto, bans in those cities will start later this year. people who doesn't have bags will have to pay 10 cents for a paper bag and after january, east bag will cost a quarter. >> sal, how is traffic looking? >>> not looking good, any time you take away l
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